Camp Northlake is for students entering Kindergarten through Entering 6th Grade
Camp Northlake Director
Emily is a graduate of Northlake Christian Class of 2008. She graduated from the University of Mobile with a degrees in Elementary and Early childhood education in 2012. This is her 13th year at Camp Northlake and she is excited for the best summer yet! Emily is married to Shane Houston. She has a 3 year old son, SJ (Shane Jr.), a 1 year old daughter, Aleah, and is expecting a third child due at the end of April. During the school year, Emily is a stay at home mom and absolutely LOVES being a mommy! Emily's favorite part about camp is the opportunity it provides to invest in the lives of the campers and counselors each year! She loves sharing the good news of God's grace and showing His love to little ones each day. Emily assumed the role of Camp Director during the Summer 2017 and is ecstatic to be serving at camp another summer. Colossians 3:23 "Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men."
Camp Northlake Assistant Director
Camp Northlake Administrative Assistant
Matt is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University (2013), with a Masters in History (2017). Matt is a graduate of Northlake Christian School, class of 2008. He has been working as a history teacher at Northlake since 2015, and is currently teaching 9th and 10th grade World History / A.P. European History. He has been married to Holly Blair for two years, who has also worked at Northlake in the past. This is Matt’s second year as Assistant Director for Camp Northlake. Matt loves chapel every day and enjoys worship with the campers. He is most excited about field trip Thursdays and snowballs! “Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of it’s own.” –Matthew 6:34
Holly is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University (2013). She has been working with Elementary children since 2004, where she worked for Chata-ima Elementary’s 21st Century Enrichment and Summer camp, for six years. She also has worked at Cross gates Athletic Club, and Walk with Me Enrichment Program with KG through 4th grade students. She worked at Northlake Christian E.L.C., for five years in Administration and with the Older Infants. She is married to Matt Blair. Holly loves coffee, singing, and sharing about Jesus with little ones. This is her first year working for Camp Northlake and she is eager to get the summer started. She is most excited about getting to know the campers this summer, and Wild Wednesdays! "Be still and know that I am God.” -Psalm 46:10